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Tucson Tamale Company

2545 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85716
+1 520-305-4760
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tamales” (618 reviews)
“blue corn” (27 reviews)
“beef” (35 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
2545 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85716
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1 - 10 of 690 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Great tamales. Blue corn was my favorite. Highly recommend this place. Beer served also, which helps if you order the hot ones.

Thank misterjohnny
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had he spicy beef chipotle. Everything tasted great and authentic. The staff is very friendly. I really liked the salsa bar, and would recommend this place for anybody visiting Tuscon and interested in local.

Thank Abaseen A
Laura A, Manager at Tucson Tamale Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for coming in and for the review. I'm glad you enjoyed the food and service. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always buy 6 (2-packs) in a visit. 3 Green Chile Pork 3 Green Chile & Cheese (formerly called "Green Corn") When you want 1 or 2, wrap them up in a wet paper towel and put them in the microwave for 2 minutes, flip...More

Thank Pete L
Laura A, Manager at Tucson Tamale Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I'm so glad we were able to make you a tamale fan! Thank you for the kind words and for continuing to come in. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tucson Tamale is a unique tamale restaurant. There are several different types of tamales imaginable. It is more geared for a take out fast food restaurant. I think that the tamales are average to good. The price is high for what you get.

Thank Jeff Z
Laura A, Manager at Tucson Tamale Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for coming in. We do hope you come again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although parking can be tricky, once inside the restaurant all is good. Actually, it's great! There's a wide variety of tamales and sides to choose from and the prices are very reasonable. The counter people are patient and polite and service is quick. The food...More

Thank Lanhua
Laura A, Manager at Tucson Tamale Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for coming in and for the kind words! I'm so glad to you have enjoyed the food, service, and atmosphere on your visits. Hope we see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I can't believe that Guy Fieri hasn't visited this place on Triple D. The pork tamales are insanely good and you can easily get full on less than $10. This was my first trip to this joint and I'll definitely be back.

Thank mitsolns
Laura A, Manager at Tucson Tamale Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the review and for coming in! I'm glad you enjoy all the food and we'll see you again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love restaurants that take one thing and exploit it. That's how this place is. Since this is a college area the idea of "building your own" is popular. The tamale's are decent sized and you can get 1 + 2 sides for less than...More

Thank Elena t
Laura A, Manager at Tucson Tamale Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for coming in, I'm so glad that you enjoyed the food and options available. We hope you come again!

Reviewed 15 August 2017

So this is one of those places where you order from the counter and they they bring your order to the table. The high ratings this place gets are well earned. The green corn tamale and the spicy beef tamale that I ordered were really...More

Thank Rick E
Laura A, Manager at Tucson Tamale Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for coming in! I'm glad you had a great tamale experience and enjoyed the service. We hope you come again soon.

Reviewed 13 August 2017

Excellent food. I had heard good things about this place and they were true. I ordered the two tamale meal with hot and spicy rice and pinto beans. I had the red beef tamale and a green chili pork tamale. Green chili pork is usually...More

1  Thank Brian S
Laura A, Manager at Tucson Tamale Company, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

I am so glad that you enjoyed our tamales, especially the Red Chile Beef! Thanks for coming in and for the feedback. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 9 August 2017

This restaurant serves mighty fine tamales with a wide range of choices. Who knew there were so many choices for a tamale!! You wont be disappointed.

1  Thank hamiltdm
Laura A, Manager at Tucson Tamale Company, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thanks for stopping by and for the feedback. I'm glad you enjoyed the selection of tamales!

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BobZim
29 April 2017|
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Response from Jack H | Reviewed this property |
Bob Zim, in answer to your question are there better tamales, I am sure the answer is yes. Yet despite being more "fast food" joint the tamales at Tucson Tamale are really good, which is why I posted that previously. As... More
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lckt13
2 October 2016|
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Response from jeanb1876 | Reviewed this property |
Limited basic beer and wine menu but enough choices to be acceptable. The place is small and not fancy so not an extensive wine list. Worth the trip for the tamales though and I'm sure you can find a beer or wine that will... More
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W_Christel
14 May 2016|
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Response from vrand | Reviewed this property |
Have the traveler google Tucson Tamale's menu. I did have the pumpkin tamales and the one I had was a vegetable one--squash. I don't remember other than these that I sampled.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
09:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 21:00
Thursday
09:00 - 21:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2545 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85716
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-305-4760
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